Logistics Specialist I in Jeffersonville, IN at Welbilt

Date Posted: 3/11/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Have you been looking for the chance to use your expertise to make a real difference in an organization? Do you enjoy building relationships and have a high level of integrity and sense of urgency? If so, then you could be our next Logistics Specialist at Welbilt’s KitchenCare facility.

We are Welbilt! We are pioneers and innovators. Our industry knowledge and insights stretch back nearly a century, from the original founding of the Hirsch brothers’ Welbilt Stove Company in 1929. We design, manufacture and supply best-in-class food and beverage equipment for the global foodservice market. We attract talent and build careers. We empower you to grow with us. We recognize you and reward you. We win together as one team.


Under supervision, the Logistics Specialist assists with coordination of shipping and scheduling with transport carriers and provides customer service and offsite warehouse support.  You will provide information to the logistics planning process based on your knowledge and data you gather, and you will also analyze performance trends to identify logistics issues and opportunities for cost savings and improvements. May research and resolve discrepancies on orders to meet on-time shipping targets


Reporting directly to the Data Manager, this position is based in Jeffersonville, Indiana*.


 Major Accountability:
  • Tracks incoming shipments with carriers and resolves freight related issues on outgoing shipments.
  • Provide comprehensive reports and statistical information to support logistics functions and Welbilt KitchenCare programs.
  • Develop complex analytical reports based on logistics statistical data.
  • Analyze carrier delivery's and supply chain processes to identify and recommend changes, as well as confer with logistics category managers to determine ways to maximize service levels, maintain supply chain efficiency, and minimize costs.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Assists with customer returns and investigates any shipping/receiving issues.
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining cost estimates, forecasts, and cost models as related to freight and freight carriers

  • Coordinates routine manual freight quotes.  

  • Creates and issues customs documents, as required.

  • Undertakes level one resolution of freight issues and ensures appropriate escalation when required.

  • Responsible for conducting analysis and creating reports of weekly and monthly KPIs and forecasts.





Job Requirements

Job Requirements
  • High School Diploma required, or equivalent.
  • Preferred two (2) years of experience in freight or warehousing operation.

  • Must have excellent communication skills and ability to interact with customers effectively.

  • Working knowledge of Word, Excel, and other relevant MS software. ERP systems knowledge a plus

  • May be required to lift up to 50 pounds

  • This work typically requires extended periods of sitting at a desk in a typical office environment

  • Attention to detail

*Welbilt KitchenCare is our promise to understand, meet and exceed the expectations of our customers for the lifetime of their business - ensuring they can operate with confidence and agility, day in and day out. KitchenCare starts with evaluation of operating needs, expands when equipment arrives on-site and continues for the lifecycle of the operation. Just a phone call away, our team is on hand 24/7 to support our customers in choosing the right products and delivering a customizable level of service from our portfolio. Through KitchenCare, we empower each customer to manage their Welbilt equipment and their operation for a one-of-a kind lifetime experience in collaboration with Welbilt, delivering Performance for a lifetime.  KitchenCare is a division of Welbilt, Inc.


Welbilt, Inc. provides the world’s top chefs, premier chain operators and growing independents with industry-leading equipment and solutions. Our innovative products and solutions are powered by our deep knowledge, operator insights, and culinary expertise. Our portfolio of 12 award-winning product brands includes Cleveland™, Convotherm®, Crem®, Delfield®, Frymaster®, Garland®, Kolpak®, Lincoln™, Manitowoc®, Merco®, Merrychef® and Multiplex®. These product brands are supported by three service brands: KitchenCare®, our aftermarket parts and service brand, FitKitchen®, our fully-integrated kitchen systems brand, and KitchenConnect®, our cloud-based digital platform brand. Headquartered in the Tampa Bay region of Florida, supported by over 5,400 employees and operating 21 manufacturing facilities throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia, we sell through a global network of over 5,000 distributors and dealers in over 100 countries. For more information, visit www.welbilt.com.


Welbilt, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace.  All applicants shall receive equal consideration and treatment in employment without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, marital status, familial status, medical condition, or any other status protected by law. All recruitment, hiring, placements, transfers and promotions will be on the basis of individual skills, knowledge, abilities, and business need.




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